International Football History and Statistics

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On this day in football history

1931 Mansfield Town elected to the Third Division (South) of the Football League in place of Newport County. County were re-elected the following year when Thames who had finished bottom of the section did not offer themselves for re-election.
1953 Death of Alex James at the age of 51. Not only one of the greatest inside forwards in the history of the game but also one of the greatest characters. Born in Glasgow he was a boyhood friend of the great Hughie Gallacher and started his senior career with Raith Rovers in 1922. At the outset of his career he was a goal scorer and as such he was transferred to Preston North End in September 1925. He won the first of his eight Scottish caps against Wales in 1926. In June 1929 Herbert Chapman signed him for Arsenal and changed him into the finest schemer of his day. He won 2 Cup medals and 4 Championship medals with the Gunners before retiring in 1937. In all he made 477 appearances in the Scottish League and Football League and scored 107 goals.
1958 In the first meeting between Scotland and Poland the Scots won 2-1. The match was played in Warsaw. Scotland: Younger (Liverpool), Caldow (Rangers), Hewie (Charlton Athletic), Turnbull (Hibernian), Evans (Celtic), Cowie (Dundee), Leggat (Aberdeen), Murray (Heart of Midlothian), Mudie (Blackpool), Collins (Celtic), Imlach (Nottingham Forest), Bobby Collins scored both goals.